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Rebecca Geoffroy-Schwinden

Faculty Achievement

Rebecca Geoffroy-Schwinden has been awarded a Hagley Museum &am

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Rachel Schuck

Student Award

Rachel Schuck (PhD, Ethnomusicology) was awarded the Vida Chenoweth Student Paper Prize for her paper, "Virtual Aaraathanai:” Assimilation Practices in Dallas Tamil Church Worship, August 2020-January 2021," which she presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology Southern Plains in 2021.

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Vivek Virani

Faculty Publication

Dr. Vivek Virani published his article, “From Satsang to Stage: Negotiating Aesthetic Theologies and Aspirational Subjectivities in a North Indian Bhajan Competition,” in his discipline’s flagship journal, Ethnomusicology.

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Andrew Chung

Faculty Publication

Dr. Andrew Chung published a review-essay entitled “Music Theory Splintered Up, Not Broken Down: The Oxford Handbook of Critical Concepts in Music Theory,” in Music Theory Spectrum. This is the first review-essay that Music Theory Spectrum has published in ten years.

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Emily Roman

Student Award

Emily Roman (BA in Music; Emphasis in Music History) won a University Writing Award for her essay, “Nietzsche’s Wagner.” She will be pursuing a master's degree in musicology at Michigan State University in the fall.

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Júlia Coelho

Student Publication

Júlia Coelho (PhD, Musicology) published a co-authored chapter "The Art of Liminality," in The Liminal Loop, ed. Timothy Carson. Cambridge: Lutterworth Press, 2022. Her portion of the chapter is entitled "Sea, Saudade, and Liminality” and concerns 13th-century Galician-Portuguese cantigas d'amigo by Martin Codax from Pergamiño Vindel.

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Benjamin Dobbs

Alumni Achievement

Dr. Benjamin Dobbs (PhD, music theory, 2015) has been appointed Assistant Professor of Music at Furman University. His research interests center broadly on the development of musical style and musical thought during the Protestant Reformation in Middle and North Germany.

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